Lord Ian Livingston

Non-executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Appointed: 1 August 2021

Committee membership: Finance (Chair), Audit & Risk and Remuneration

Tenure: 2 years

Skills and competencies: Ian brings a wealth of experience to National Grid, having been both CEO and CFO of BT Group plc, and CFO of Dixons Group. In addition to a highly successful executive career, he has also had extensive non-executive experience in large UK and US public companies as board, audit and remuneration committee chair. Ian also has significant experience of large, regulated companies operating in both the UK and internationally. He is a member of the House of Lords and has also previously served in the UK government as Minister of State for Trade and Investment. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

External appointments:

  • Non-executive Director of S&P Global Inc.
  • Chair of BGF Group plc
  • Member of the House of Lords